Restoration credits of "My Fair Lady"
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The 70mm Newsletter
|Written by: 20th Centry Fox's press release about the restoration. Prepared for in70mm.com by Anders M Olsson, Lund, Sweden||Issue 38 - April 1995|
|Restored "My Fair Lady" re-release poster, 1994.|
TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX PRESENT
MY FAIR LADY
Audrey Hepburn (Eliza Doolittle), Rex Harrison (Professor Henry Higgins), Stanley Holloway (Mr. Doolittle), Wilfrid Hyde-White (Mr. Pickering), Gladys Cooper (Mrs. Higgins), Jeremy Brett (Freddie Eynsford-Hill), Theodore Bikel (Zoltan Karpathy), Mona Washbourne (Mrs. Pearce) and Isobel Elsom (Mrs. Eynsford-Hill)
Produced by Jack L. Warner. Directed by George Cukor. Screenplay by Alan Jay Lerner (based upon the musical play as produced on the stage by Herman Levin, book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Frederick Loewe). From a play by George Bernard Shaw. Director of Photography Harry Stradling. Costumes, scenery and production designed by Cecil Beaton. Art Director Gene Allen. Film Editor William Ziegler. Sound by Francis J. Scheid and Murry Spivak. Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner. Music by Frederick Loewe. Music supervised and conducted by André Previn. Additional music by Frederick Loewe. Vocal Arrangements by Robert Tucker. Orchestrations by Alexander Courage, Robert Franklyn and Al Woodbury. Choreograpy by Hermes Pan. Unit Manager Sergei Petschnikoff. Set Decorator George James Hopkins. Makeup Supervisor Gordon Bau, S.M.A. Supervising Hairstylist Jean Brett Reilly, C.H.S. Asst. Director David Hall.
Restored by Robert A. Harris. Restoration produced by James C. Katz. Restoration & Technical Assistant Michael Hyatt. 65mm Preservation Interpositive by Deluxe Laboratories. Color Timer Bill Pine. Re-recorded at Warner Hollywood Studios. Goldwyn Sound Facility. Mixer Robert Litt. Recordists Jack Keller and David Behle. Transfer Supervisor Brian Kane. Dolby Stereo Consultant Douglas Greenfield. Main Title and Additional Scenes digitally restored at CINESITE, an Eastman Kodak Company. Digital Supervisor Brad Kuehn. Production Coordinator Gil Gagnon. Digital Artists Thomas J. Smith. Kevin Lingenfelser and Jerry Pooler. Technical Assistant Greg Leigy. Optical & Title Restoration by Imagica USA Inc. Christopher Reyna, Jay Cox, Tetsue Kuwano and Ellen Markowitz. Negative cutting by Ice Negative Cutting Boyd Steer and Joe Gonzalez. Titles by Pacific Title. Asst. to Mr. Harris Joanne Lawson. Restoration produced on Eastman Kodak Films
Special Thanks To:
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Film Archive. Gene Allen. Boston Light & Sound. Four Season Hotel, Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. Panavision. PRO-TEK Film Preservation Vault
Presented in 70mm in Dolby Stereo
Presented in 35mm in Dolby Stereo Digital/DTS Digital Sound
Copyright MCMXCIV CBS Inc. All rights reserved.
The soundtrack has been made available on a new CD from SONY MUSIC SK 66711. The soundtrack was originally recorded in Hollywood, California April 14, 16-17 1964. It has been remixed and mastered by Darcy Cooper using 20-bit technology. Total playing time is 73 minutes including some clips of dialogue.
Further in 70mm reading:
Note from Robert Harris and James Katz
"My Fair Lady" restoration
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